The Talking Book: African Americans and the Bible
Yale University Press, 01/10/2008 - 295 من الصفحات
The Talking Book casts the Bible as the central character in a vivid portrait of black America, tracing the origins of African-American culture from slavery’s secluded forest prayer meetings to the bright lights and bold style of today’s hip-hop artists.
The Bible has profoundly influenced African Americans throughout history. From a variety of perspectives this wide-ranging book is the first to explore the Bible’s role in the triumph of the black experience. Using the Bible as a foundation, African Americans shared religious beliefs, created their own music, and shaped the ultimate key to their freedom—literacy. Allen Callahan highlights the intersection of biblical images with African-American music, politics, religion, art, and literature.
The author tells a moving story of a biblically informed African-American culture, identifying four major biblical images—Exile, Exodus, Ethiopia, and Emmanuel. He brings these themes to life in a unique African-American history that grows from the harsh experience of slavery into a rich culture that endures as one of the most important forces of twenty-first-century America.
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African Americans and the Bible Allen Dwight Callahan. acknowledgments. much
of what is good in this volume devolves from the good graces of others. Abraham
Smith of the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University and ...
African Americans and the Bible Allen Dwight Callahan. plantations, terrorized
sharecroppers ... In the 1930s, littérateurs of the Harlem Renaissance brought
black biblical folklore to American belles lettres. Biblical interpretation is a
African Americans and the Bible Allen Dwight Callahan. novelist Ralph Ellison ...
In Toni Morrison's novel Song of Solomon, Macon Dead is directed to the names
of his children by a steadfast exercise of biblical irrationality. The father, bitterly ...
The Bible is the graveyard of my poor people (the so-called Negroes) and I would
like to dwell upon this book until I am sure that they understand that it is not quite
as holy as they thought it was. I don't mean to say that there is no truth in it; ...
African Americans and the Bible Allen Dwight Callahan. his public confession of
the Christian ... 6 Douglass anticipated that the Bibles sent to the South would
become raw material for proslavery propaganda. The master, holding the Bible
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In this informative academic volume, Callahan (a New Testament professor at Brazil's SeminÃƒÂ¯Ã‚Â¿Ã‚Â½rio TeolÃƒÂ¯Ã‚Â¿Ã‚Â½gico Batista do Nordeste) examines how the music and literature of black ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله